Position Title: Resettlement Counsellor –Arabic speaking
Organization Structure: Reports to the Program Manager
Job classification: Counsellor
Job Status: Full time
Location: Mississauga- RAP Centre
Wages: $23.06/hour, 40 hours per week
This is a bargaining unit position.
Scope of Position:
Responsible for the delivery of all components of Client Support Services (CSS) program and supporting resettlement of government assisted refugees for one year after their arrival to Canada. This will include the provision of centralised case management, service coordination, coaching and regular follow-up to ensure that refugees are connected to and participate in local programs that address their needs.
RAP program summary
RAP Centre is designed to provide immediate and essential services to Government Assisted Refugees (GARs), during the initial period after the refugee family arrival in Canada, with the focus of equipping GARs with accommodation and daily necessities, knowledge, skills and abilities as well as connections with broader community to live safely and independently.
Changes behavioural style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style as appropriate to the needs of the situation. Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives
Planning & Organizing/ Time Management
Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure the accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity.
Using a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communications, the exchange of information and discussion on an ongoing basis
Does more than is required or expected in the job; does things that no one has requested that will improve or enhance services, avoid problems, or develop entrepreneurial opportunities. Plans ahead for upcoming problems or opportunities and takes appropriate action.
Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of co-workers, managers, clients, or community members, striving to ensure their satisfaction
A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check (completed when offer is made)
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